Drift

Old Norse Dictionary - drift

Meaning of Old Norse word "drift" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

drift
dript, f. a snow-drift; þar var snjár í driptum, Sturl. i. 84; hvítt sem drift, white as driven snow, Ó. H. 170.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᛁᚠᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.

Works & Authors cited:

Ó. H.
Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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